Public Health

Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Fridays for Future demonstration
"Without immediate action from all countries to cut greenhouse gas emissions, gains in well-being and life expectancy will be compromised."
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
Clostridioides difficile
"On average, someone in the United States gets an antibiotic-resistant...
Jessica Corbett, staff writer
"Let's call this what it is: an excuse to abandon clean air, clean water, and...


Called "horrifying, infuriating, compelling and hopeful," a new documentary Toxic Hot Seat explores the chemical flame retardants - equally likely to cause cancer and not to work - that are everywhere in our lives and houses, and the massive lobbying efforts of chemical manufacturers and Big Tobacco that put them there. With a new Give Toxics the Boot! campaign. "The average American baby is born with 10 fingers, 10 toes and the highest recorded levels of flame retardants among infants in the...